01/09/2015 - 9:27am

For the month of December, brick-and-mortar retailers realized a 6.5% decline in year-over-year sales

01/08/2015 - 10:47am

Nearly a quarter (21%) of Americans stated that they are likely to return or exchange at least one of the presents that they received this holiday season, according to a study released Wednesday by Retale.

01/07/2015 - 5:14pm

Hallmark and Mattel announced a new licensing agreement which will bring the Barbie brand back to Hallmark in 2015.

01/06/2015 - 2:45pm

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

01/06/2015 - 12:26pm

Grocer Fresh & Easy has reinvigorated its brand and its stores with a focus on more fresh and natural foods, and is bringing this mission to life through a pilot in Las Vegas.

12/18/2014 - 12:48pm

Alex Brands has acquired toy brand Shrinky Dinks for an undisclosed amount.

12/18/2014 - 11:16am

According to Retale survey results, 15% of all holiday shoppers wait until the last minute to do their gift buying.

12/17/2014 - 2:52pm

They say the Holidays are a time for reflection and with Super Bowl Sunday — perhaps the biggest night of the year for TV advertising — just around the corner, the editors and publishers of DSN thought it would be fun to look back at our top 12 TV commercials of all time for CPG brands. Did your favorites make the cut?

12/11/2014 - 6:51pm

The holiday season is the battery category’s best friend. A shift in the consumer electronics industry to built-in rechargeable batteries and the growth of do-it-all smartphones that replace many battery-operated devices has left the category in a slump.